Pebble door opens
EPA agrees to lift pre-emptive restrictions, allowing normal permitting
Last updated 1/15/2018 at 6:52pm
After five long years of battling inside and outside of the courtroom, Pebble Limited Partnership and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency have negotiated an agreement that opens the door for the enormous Pebble copper-gold-molybdenum project in Southwest Alaska to enter the permitting process unencumbered by predetermined restrictions.
“This settlement represents a major step forward for...